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Json.NET 3.5 Beta 4

Rating:        Based on 6 ratings
Reviewed:  5 reviews
Downloads: 9060
Released: Jul 6, 2009
Updated: Jul 6, 2009 by JamesNK
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Release Notes

  • New feature - Added StringEnumConverter to convert enum values to and from their string name rather than number value
  • New feature - Added BinaryConverter which converts byte array's, Binary and SqlBinary values to and from base64 text.
  • New feature - Added NullValueHandling, DefaultValueHandling and ReferenceLoopHandling to JsonPropertyAttribute
  • New feature - Added MetadataTypeAttribute support when searching for attributes
  • New feature - JsonSerializer now looks for DataContractAttribute and DataMemberAttribute on a type
  • New feature - Now able to explicitly serialize private members when marked up with JsonPropertyAttribute or DataMemberAttribute
  • New feature - Added CustomCreationConverter. Used to customize creation of an object before the serializer populates values
  • New feature - Added Populate method to JsonSerializer. Pass existing object to serializer and have current object's values populated onto it
  • New feature - Added IsReference to JsonContainerAttribute and JsonPropertyAttribute
  • New feature - Added PreserveReferencesHandling to JsonSerializer
  • New feature - Added IReferenceResolver (replacing IMappingResolver) to JsonSerializer
  • New feature - JsonObjectAttribute will now force a collection class to be serialized as an object
  • New feature - Added JsonContract, JsonObjectContract, JsonArrayContract and JsonDictionaryContract
  • New feature - Added support for OnSerializing, OnSerialized, OnDeserializing, OnDeserialized callback methods
  • Change - Rename JsonTokenReader, JsonTokenWriter, JsonTokenType to JTokenReader, JTokenWriter, JTokenType
  • Change - DefaultDateTimeFormat on IsoDateTimeConverter no longer displays milliseconds zeros
  • Change - JObject now enumerates over KeyValuePair<string, JToken> rather than JToken
  • Change - Moved serialize stack used to check for reference loops from JsonWriter (yuck) to JsonSerializerWriter (yay)
  • Change - Renamed JsonMemberMapping to JsonProperty
  • Fix - JToken now successfully casts to a float or decimal value
  • Fix - Serializer now handles comments encountered in JSON while deserializing
  • Fix - Fixed (hopefully) cache threading issues
  • Fix - Uri objects are now correctly serizlized on Silverlight/Compact Framework
  • Fix - Whole decimals will now always be written with a decimal place

Reviews for this release

Well done!
by drakpappa on Oct 4, 2009 at 12:43 AM
by killer on Sep 8, 2009 at 3:08 AM
Good Work. Up and Running straight after downloading.
by maksud on Aug 31, 2009 at 4:33 AM
This entire JSON framework is very intuitive. I got my first JSON string parsed and used in couple of minutes after downloading the DLL, so great work!
by barkgj on Aug 21, 2009 at 8:55 AM
Good Job, thank you very much
by ansiboy on Aug 5, 2009 at 11:11 AM